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Leave it to celebrated organic architect Bart Prince to liven up an otherwise dull Tuesday. Newly listed in Santa Fe, NM is one of the Albuquerque-based designer’s more angular constructs, a triangular manifestation known as the Glorieta House. Previously been profiled in Architectural Digest, the stunning property blends itself to its picturesque, red rock backdrop much like a chameleon to its surroundings. And rightfully so, as the $1.495 million home just so happens to have been built on a site of historical importance, which has been detailed on the Glorieta House’s very own website.
The ‘Silo Home’ in Saranac, New York is a former nuclear missile silo reconstituted as a private mountain retreat. Bonus: it has its own private airstrip.
The original owners of this 1927 David Adler-designed Chicago penthouse entertained luminaries including George Gershwin, Gertrude Stein, and Thornton Wilder in the now meticulously renovated co-op apartment.
This design by John Lautner is offered for $4.295 million. The Coronado Cays, San Diego contemporary features sweeping bay, mountain, and city views from every room.
John Lautner’s Schwimmer House. This iconic 1982 design employs Bouquet Canyon Stone, wood, and walls of glass in a 4 acre architectural compound with city and ocean views.
A beautiful 1962 Post and Beam home in the Los Feliz section of Los Angeles.
A meticulously maintained Mid-Century architectural designed by M. Arthur Kotch in Houston, TX.
William Kesling’s 1936 Streamline Moderne design for film star Wallace Beery.
Rudolf Schindler’s How House in Los Angeles was restored in 2004 by architect/contractor Jeff Fink, who has worked on a number of L.A. Schindler designs. The 1925 home is a registered Historic-Cultural Monument and features a garden designed by Richard Neutra, which was uncovered during the 2004 renovation.
The Margaret Esherick House is one of Louis Kahn’s few residential designs and is on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places. The 1960 structure is a flat-roofed rectangle with an unusual symmetrical window/shutter configuration designed for light and venitilation. The design includes a mix of fixed glass windows and wooden shutters which may be opened to reveal screens.
Tom Kundig, principal of the prominentSeattle architecture firm Olson-Kundig, designed Outpost, this home and workshop in the high desert of Idaho.